Reykjavík Auto Travel Blog

Our blog provides all the travel information and advice you will need for an inspirational stay in Iceland

Chunks of ice at Diamond Beach, Iceland

The Diamond Beach in Iceland: Icebergs on Black Sand

While visiting the Sout Coast of Iceland, there's one stop you have to make. Go check out the pieces of ice on the Diamond Beach in Iceland across from Jökulsárlón.

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Iceland F-road in the Highlands

F-roads in Iceland: Access the Wild Highland Backcountry

F-roads in Iceland are your passport to the country’s wild interior. The backcountry of the Highlands are best explored with a 4x4 SUV.

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Snow in ski area in Dalvik, Iceland

Skiing in Dalvik, North Iceland

When visiting Iceland during the winter, you'll want to head north to take advantage of all the cold weather activities like skiing and snowboarding in Dalvik.

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Highlights of West Iceland's Snaefellsnes peninsula

Exploring Iceland's Iconic Snaefellsnes Peninsula

Snaefellsnes peninsula in West Iceland is perfect for a Reykjavik day trip. So what are the highlights and things to do when visiting Iceland in miniature?

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How long to drive around Iceland's Ring Road

How Long Does it Take to Drive Around Iceland?

It's important to know how long it takes to drive around Iceland's Ring Road when planning your dream road trip. While the answer depends on several factors, here is our best estimate along with advice about how long you should stay during your visit.

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Strokkur geyser on the Golden Circle during 5 days in Iceland

5 Days in Iceland - A Suggested Itinerary

If you're planning a road trip and you've only got 5 days in Iceland, it's best to focus on one zone. The South of Iceland is perfect for experiencing all the island has to offer, so here is our suggested 5-day Iceland itinerary.

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Iceland car rental along the Ring Road

All About Iceland Car Rental

Driving in Iceland is unique and if you're thinking about an Iceland car rental, there are some things to here. Here is some basic information for when you rent a car in Iceland for a road trip.

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Credit cards for Iceland car rental

Do I Need a Credit Card When I Rent a Car in Iceland?

When renting a car in Iceland, do you need a credit card or is a debit card just fine? Well it depends, but you'll probably need to have one or both for your Iceland car rental.

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Iceland car rental along the Ring Road

Driving Safely in Iceland

With your Iceland car rental, driving safety is everyone's number one concern. This is your dream vacation, and the last things we want is for it to be marred by an automobile accident. A little common sense and knowledge about the country's common hazards can go a long way in making sure you drive safely with your car rental in Iceland.

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Gullfoss waterfall in Iceland is one of Iceland's best waterfalls

Iceland Waterfalls: The Golden Circle's Gullfoss

If you're curious to know the best Iceland waterfall, then Gullfoss along the country's Golden Circle is a strong contender. Gullfoss waterfall in Iceland is its "golden waterfall", as opposed to the black waterfall in Iceland, Svartifoss. Along with Thingvellir and Haukadalur’s geysers, Gullfoss is a jewel in Iceland.

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